Category Archives: COVID-19 in Malaysia

Is the Movement Control Order Legal?

Is the Movement Control Order Legal?

On Friday night, former Law Minister Datuk Liew indicated that he could mount a challenge to determine the legality of the Movement Control Order (MCO). He went on to label MCO as an illegal act and claimed he “didn’t think” that the Attorney-General Chambers have gazetted Covid-19. Wait, hang on YB. I urge you to […]

Friendly reminder from a fellow Malaysian: The MCO is still on

MCO is still on

Many Malaysians have eagerly returned to work today as the new PCID Regulations (P.U. (A) 136 for the CMCO (Conditional Movement Control Order) swings into action. With the reopening of businesses, some are under the impression that the MCO has been lifted already —  we are looking at overcrowded mamak eateries, and long lines at […]

Before We Head Out…

The new conditional movement control order (CMCO)

Our success to beat the COVID-19 pandemic hinges on our collective actions. The reality is that as we make progress in flattening the curve and reopening the economy, we need to move forward with caution so that we will not take any steps to reverse the good outcomes that we have gained in the past […]

Urgency Should Be The Key Determinant To Reopening Legal Firms

In recent days, the pandemic curve has been showing signs of flattening. This occurs as Malaysia enters its third phase of the Movement Control Order. The government has begun to ease restrictions on certain sectors to resume business operations. The legal industry is one such sector, but the move could have benefited with more careful […]

Come Clean $ Receive Treatment

Possibly infected woman shutdown hospital

There have been some objections to the recent demand by the government for those who attended the tabligh event in Sri Petaling to surrender themsleves for testing. Many of those who refuse to surrender are afraid that they would be quarantined in hospital. Well, recently Pantai Hospital Laguna Merbok was forced to shut down in […]